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CNN
Dec 24, 2011 5:00pm PST
and forth to the middle east, my family is from syria. i never thought i would see a dictator taken down by the power of street protests. in egypt, it's freer. the press can travel to cairo and report. i have come to love that country and the people in egypt, i truly have over the several years i spent reporting there. so, it's almost, i almost -- it's almost like wishing family well when you know a country intimately in a way i have grown to know egypt. >> hala gorani on reporting from egypt. i spent time there, our fellow colleagues had chance to see the chapter. back with hala, arwa and ben. you live in cairo, your family was there. the same time this was all happening, you are concerned about your family and their well-being. >> i was completely split, ripped in two. on one hand, i wanted to cover the revolution. my neighborhood was an armed camp. my neighbors put barricades on the roads. they pulled out weapons i didn't know they had. shotguns, machine guns, samurai swords. my 17-year-old son was out with a baseball bat and german shepherd. we live in a nice neighborhood surrounded
CNN
Dec 24, 2011 10:00pm PST
to the middle east, my family is from syria. i never thought that i'd see a dictator taken down by the tower of street protests. in egypt, it's freer, the press can travel to cairo and report. and i've come to love that country and the people in egypt. i truly have over the several years i've spent reporting from there. so it's almost -- i almost -- it's almost like wishing family well when you know a country intimately in the way that i feel like i've grown to know egypt. >> the transformation in egypt. i spent time there at the height of the uprising. but fellow colleagues had the opportunity to see every chapter before and after since. you live in cairo. so at the same time all of this was happening, you're concerned about your family and their well being? >> no, i was completely split. ripped in two. on the one hand, i wanted to cover the revolution. but on the other hand, my neighborhood became an armed camp. they pulled out weapons i didn't know they had, shotguns, machine guns, samurai swords. and even my 17-year-old son was out there every night with a baseball bat and our german she
FOX
Dec 25, 2011 9:00am EST
to syria where the foreign press is banned and more than 5,000 syrians have been killed according to the united nations. the presidents assad had the gol that he wasn't to blame for the violence. he said in an exclusive interview with barbara walters. >> do you think that your forces cracked down too hard? >> they're not my forces. they are forces that belong to the government. i don't own the country. >> but you have -- >> reporter:ictatordictators, disassembling for to see. no doubt who he was running the show in syria. >> he's calling the shots. i think bah shar needs to reach out to the people. >> reporter: assad ignored that advice. what does this all upheaval for the region and for the united states? the big fear has always been that well-organized islamic parties, would emerge as the strongest and turn the arab world turns islamic fundament fundamentali fundamentalism. with the first elections taking place, grassroots experience is paying off. it pains to insist their islam is not at odds with democracy. in egypt the muslim brotherhood did win the biggest bloc in this month
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am PST
bachmann, rick perry, newt gingrich. the world stage, turmoil in tunisia, in egypt, in libya, in syria. we'll examine whether the media's coverage of these fast-moving events has been serious, sensational, or superficial, a year-end report card of sorts. plus, a conversation with ben smith, who's leaving "politico" for buzzfeed. what is that? >>> and a look back at our most provocative interviews of 2011. i'm howard kurtz, and this is the christmas day edition of "reliable sources." >>> it's been a better year for scandal. some sleazy, some superficial, all devoured by the media. perhaps the most chilling came from the world of sports. first at penn state, then at syracuse university with popular coaches accused of horrendous acts. >> in retrospect, i -- you know, i shouldn't have showered with these kids. >> what's it? >> yeah, well, that's what hits me the most. >> are you a pedophile? >> no. >> another major scandal involved a global media corporation, the one run by rupert murdoch with a slew of top executives arrested in a massive phone hacking operation. >> did you close the paper do
CBS
Dec 25, 2011 6:00pm EST
in syria where 5000 people have been killed in pro democracysy confrontations this year. >> the vatican constem condemned bombingin nigeria. charlie has the latest. the bomber struck as worshippers gathered for christmas mass. families, children in their sunday best. 35 people were killed and 50 injured in one bomb blast alone. >> you can see so many familiesgone. the whole households gone. >> the emergency crews struggledto cope with the number of victims. st. ter theresa was the worst hit. >> the nigerian authoritiesreported five bombings including three churches and a government security building. it may have been even worse. the military spokesman says police caught some attackers with unexploded bombs. the al qaeda group claimed responsible for the bombing and local christian residents promise revenge. they killed 61 people in attacks last week. today's bombings will he is calculate the tension between muslims and christians in africa's most populous nation. >>> the hanging movement,anonymous says it's hack the the website of a texas think-tank and stole thousands of credit card nu
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 10:00am EST
was the biggest effect, protesters in cairo, syria, russia? nbc's richard engel was there when hundreds amassed there. >> when they thought cell phone messages weren't safe, they switched to twitter. when twitter messages they thought they were being compromised, they would switch to facebook. chris: great reporting there. or apple becoming the world's biggest company actually and steve jobs phenomenon that came with it. or more and more readers of "the new york times" and "the wall street journal," among other newspapers, paying to get them online rather than driveways? or finally was it e-mail driving the postal services cutback sooner, cutting delivery back to five days? rick, your person of the year and there's your cover right there. your protester gives us a clue where you're headed. >> last month i went to egypt and tunisia and this tiny little town outside where mohammed ba diseasey set himself on fire. this is in the back of the back of beyond. you don't think anything can start there much less a world historical movement that toppled dictators across the middle east. you know how it h
FOX News
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
. hoping for an end to the bloodshed, specifically, in syria, also, asking for the resumption of israeli and palestinian peace talks. and our greg burke is still standing by, streaming live from rome. hi, greg, merry christmas. >> reporter: jamie, that's right. you know, merry christmas, the pope, basically making a major plea for peace as you say, especially, in the middle east. the land where christ himself was born and it is an incredible crowd this morning, in and around st. peter's square lake and a crowd from all over the world as he gave his christmas greeting in more than 60 languages, he starts with italian and ends with latin and, chinese and arabic and everything in between, and, as he wishes everyone a happy and healthy christmas and two main messages, today it was about peace, praying for an end to so many places where there is violence, but, also, praying for people and asking krifrjs chris pray for people, involved in natural disasters and during this period it is important to be close to them and last night, his focus was on the real sense of christmas and saying, don't g
CBS
Dec 24, 2011 6:00pm PST
and resign. >> reporter: in the middle east a mass funeral was held in syria for the 44 people killed in that damascus suicide bombings yesterday. it turned into a show of support it turned into a show of support for the president asaad who blamed the bombing al qaeda. the holy land so more than 100,000 pilgrims and tourists crowded into bethlehem's manger square. and at the vatican pope benedict and at the vatican pope benedict lit a can candle in his window. the pope said the simplicity of christ birth is being obscured by christmas. >> axelrod: coming up on tonight's cbsnews. an iraqi translator fearing for his life after the departure of the u.s. troops he helped. >> hi i am tech sergeant onica banks and i want to give a shout-out to my family in san antonio texas. i love you, i miss you, merry christmas, happy holidays. >> axelrod: it didn't take long but within days of the last u.s. troops leaving iraq's a wave of violence swept through baghad this week. at least 16 bombs exploded thursday in shiite neighborhoods, killing about 70 people and wounding another 200. last week we me
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 6:00pm EST
in syria and pressed for the resumptions of peace talks in the middle east. he also urges the world to continue helping those suffering from famine in africa and to pray for those affected by flooding in thailand and the philippines. the pope concluded his message by delivering christmas greetings in 65 different languages. >>> and thousands also gathered for mass at the birthplace of jesus in bethlehem this morning. the city has seen a steady increase in tourism around the christmas holiday. officials estimate nearly 300,000 tourists will visit the historic city some time during this holiday season. >>> a developing story now that we're following. a deadly christmas morning in nigeria. two explosions struck catholic churches near nigeria's capital. the first blast left 35 people dead when a bomb went off during a crowded christmas mass. a second explosion struck another church. residents there say dozens were injured, but further details are not immediately available. a radical muslim sect claimed responsibility for the bombings. >>> a murder investigation is under way in prince ge
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
for an end to the violence in syria and a resumption of israeli/palestinian peace talks. at last night's midnight mass, the pope lamented the commercialization of christmas. >>> the last combat troops to leave iraq arrived home in time for the holiday. family and friends were on hand at ft. hood in texas to welcome back the nearly 200 soldiers who arrived in the u.s. even earlier than expected. >>> north korea's military is closing ranks around kim jong-il's successor and they've begun referring to his son as the supreme leader of the military. it is considered crucial if he's going to consolidate control to assign north korea's military first policy. >>> and it was 20 years ago today that mikhail gorbachev announced that he would be stepping down as soviet president. now gorbachev is urging prime minister vladimir putin to give up power. the former leader spoke after tens of thousands of people demonstrated in moscow and across russia against putin's rule. they were the largest protests since the ones that brought down gorbachev and the soviet union. >>> britain's royal family won't b
ABC
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am PST
the way to syria where the foreign press is banned and more than 5,000 syrians have been killed, according to the united nations. the president, bashar assad, had the goal to say he was not to blame for the bloodshed. he said he wasn't in control. he said that in an exclusive interview with abc's barbara walters. >> do you think that your forces cracked down too hard? >> they are not my forces. they are forces that belong to the government. >> but you're -- >> i don't own them. i'm president. i don't own the country. >> no, but you have -- >> reporter: dictators dissem bling for all the world to see. his neighbor king of jordan, told me in may there was no doubt who was running the show in sir dwra. >> he's calling the shots. i think bashar needs to get people on the table. >> reporter: assad ignored that advice and the violence in his country has escalated to the brink of civil war. what does this all upheaval for the region and for the united states? the big fear has always been that well-organized islamic parties like egypt's muslim brother lo brotherhood, would emerge as the strongest
CNN
Dec 25, 2011 4:00am PST
-government movement in syria. >>> and news on the presidential election front. reaction coming in after newt gingrich and rick perry failed to get on the virginia primary ballot. a pretty big deal for them, an important state that they will not be on the ballot for. gingrich's team announcing that they would now launch an aggressive write-in campaign. one problem, though -- virginia law specifically prohibits write-ins for a primary. so now what? the gingrich campaign says it's evaluating the options. >>> just three minutes past the hour on this christmas day now. and christmas celebrations taking place all over the world. a lot of people getting that shopping done. well, the pope is saying you need to set aside this commercialization of christmas. the pope presided over the traditional midnight mass last night. in his message, specifically he asked them to remember the "essence of christmas" rather than the commercial holiday it has become. >>> also in russia, hundreds of families gathered to welcome -- there he is -- that's father frost. it's their version of santa claus. marking his arrival, the c
FOX News
Dec 25, 2011 1:00pm PST
was written in syria in 250 ad, which is 200 years after the time of jesus. the author says he kissed her often on the face. >> gospel of philip does not suggest an actual sexual relationship but a symbolic relationship between jesus and his church or jesus and the holy spirit. >> i don't have a conspiracy of why the estimate broken but this paper is old and you touch it and it breaks up. so there are many breaks in the text. this is only one. the most provocative. >> important for me is mary was a major apostle in the first century on the left with peter and thomas. >> the idea that jesus christ has children with mary and they became part of the french royal line, is based on legends that go back to france back to the 9th century. so, it is not a new idea but it has virtually no historical basis whatever. >> there is good food and junk food. and there is good fiction and junk fiction. the da vinci code is junk fiction. now, we will join our correspondent in paris for a look at how the da vinci code popularity has created an industry. >> thanks to the da vinci code tourist capital of pari
PBS
Dec 25, 2011 10:00am PST
square. in syria protesters were met with a brutal crackdown from government forces. american religious leaders debated the morality of military intervention in libya. some said u.s. participation in the nato action was justified on humanitarian grounds, but others argued it did not meet the criteria of the just war doctrine. the killings of osama bin laden and extremist u.s. ignited debate. there was debate about the growing u.s. use of weaponized, unmanned drones. american religious groups were divided over the palestinian requests for official u.n. recognition as a state. many opposed the statehood bid, but some christian groups supported the idea saying it was time for palestinians to have their own state. the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks prompted new examination of the state of interfaith relations. many muslim americans claimed of a continuing rise of anti-islamic discrimination. peter king sponsored hearings on what he called the radicalization of american muslims. there was acrimonious debate in several communities over proposed bans again sharia or islamic law. at the
FOX News
Dec 25, 2011 9:00am PST
's square to hear of the pontiff. he called for an end to the bloodshed in syria and prayed that god would help the israelis and palestinians resume talks. the 84-year-old pontiff making the remarks after a late night christmas eve mass. greg burke is standing live from rome with the very latest. hi, greg. >> hi, eric. merry christmas. you know that's right. for the pope, christmas is like a double-header. there's that mass on christmas eve and then a very big day christmas day. the message and the blessings from the balcony over st. peter's square with lots of people showing up. the pope's message today was really quite simple. let's pray for peace, be close to those who are suffering, either through violence or through natural disasters. the pope spoke about the violence, and also praying that the israelis and palestinians could get dialogue started again. pope benedict also praying asking for stability in iraq and afghanistan. there was absolutely an overflow crowd in st. peter's square as there always is on this day but, perhaps, especially today because the weather was so good. amazi
NBC
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am PST
's going on with the arab spring and what that produces in egypt. what happens in syria finally. how the saudis react to all of this. they've not been happy with the united states for the past year, because of the way that we dispatched mubarak, and they said, you know, that's how you treat your friends, are you having a change at the top there? that has to be an important part of the debate in the next year. but my guess is that we won't hear very much about it, because people don't find a lot of political capital talking about that. >> just to pick up on one point there, there's a question that's hung over the iraq enterprise from day one and it's been this -- is iraq the way iraq is because saddam was the way saddam was? or was saddam the way saddam was because iraq was the way iraq was? is it a fractured, multisectarian country that could only be held together by an iron fist, first by saddam or residually by us? or is it not? we're going to get the answer to that question now. saddam's fist is gone, ours is gone, and the big question not just about iraq but all the arab springs
CNN
Dec 24, 2011 7:00pm PST
and judea, represented an important land bridge between syria and egypt. so throughout history, this has been a critical place. >> jerusalem had been the holy city of judaism for more than 1,000 years, a place that the romans had occupied since 63 b.c. at the time the romans killed jesus, around 30 a.d., scholars say, the jews were desperate for a messiah to free them from roman oppression, to liberate them on their promised land. but even then, there was disagreement as to who that messiah might be. >> in the 1st century, there was no messianic checklist. some people would have followed jesus and considered him to be the messiah, god's anointed one. others followed john the baptist. others followed additional figures. >> in the cosmopolitan city of jerusalem, with its massive temple, the holiest site on earth for jews, and its regal priestly caste, would many have even noticed jesus, a wandering rabbi from the galilee? >> it's a good question, whether jews in jerusalem at the time would have even known about this sect of jewish christians, people who believed that jesus was the messiah.
FOX
Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
to call for an end to the blood shed in syria. >> he talked to thousands above st. peter's square. he wanted to help victims around the horn of africa. he huge -- urged worshipers to see through the glitter. >>> the late kim jong-il is called the premiere canned-miles-an-hour of the armed forces. they stand behind kim jong yoo and the country will romaine in mourning until thursday when he is laid to rest. >> embattled president is getting ready to leave his country and come to the united states. that is according to the yemeni spokesperson. when does president salei come to the u.s. he wants to get away from the media attention. and let preparations more for new it elections to continue. > >>> an army soldier is spending christmas in a san bernardino hospital after being shot at his welcome whom party. >> i am mad. i am really mad he is a good boy. an excellent boy. >> on leave for the holidays was at the party when his brother and another man began arguing. sullivan stepped inn a the other man pulled a gun and fired three shots. one hit him in the next and one in the lower back. >>
FOX News
Dec 25, 2011 3:00am PST
and the pope praying for those people and asking the faithful to pray for them and the pope pointing to syria for an end to the violence there and also praying that the israelis and the palestinians are able to have negotiations once again and some other areas he mentioned were areas in africa hurt by famine and also praying for reconciliation in both iraq and afghanistan, asking christians to pray for peace that they, what he said. he said. we have to give a voice to those who don't have a voice. guys? >> and so was the crowd bigger than usual this year? >> well, certainly, it's always a big crowd and we see a sea of umbrellas over there and it's always overflowing because people are coming from so many different countries and gives the lang wamgs and say merry christmas in korea and a whole group of koreans come out and then the mexicans. one thing was a beautiful day, essentially looks like a great day for fall football. that kind of thing and that certainly helps the crowd in these cases, guys? >> i love football, on the mind, my friend, obviously a busy time for the pope and his health h
CSPAN
Dec 25, 2011 3:45pm EST
interviewed a fair number of hezbollah extremists and extremists on the syria-iraq border, as well, and i used to ask them why they would join, and they would give me some sort of religious and ideological example, and when i started with when they were born, i realized it had nothing to do with political ideology but much simpler grievances, and the only to prove that is to look across multiple contexts, so i started to travel to south america to talk to gang members and to travel to colombia to talk to former farc. >> what similarities? >> it is amazing how much root causes are centered around isolation, alienation, broken homes, being picked on at school, not having alternatives. every young person experiences something happening that lead them to feel isolated and alienated, but what is interesting is when you want at how they went through it. how they met someone by chance on the street that took them to this mosque, where they played football with these three kids that started taking them into a back alley, and you realize how much chance and circumstance plays into this, and i think the
KRON
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am PST
the resumption of dialogue between the israelis and how stallions. me bring an end to the violence in syria where so much blood has already been shed. >> this is the seventh christmas mass held by pope benedict. in the battle, tens of thousands flocked to the holy city. christians believe bethlehem is where jesus was born. many prayed, kissed a statue of baby jesus and took communion. there will be no chestnuts roasting on the open fire, today is a spare the air day. the 24 hour ban affects fireplaces, wood stoves in fire fifth. anyone caught could be fined. still to come for we will have more on christmas celebrations and a word of christmas thanks from the president. will be right back. faugh the then calve i there's a >>da: here is an unlikely combination. bikinis and santa hats. in australia, christmas comes during the summer. going to be disastrous mistake condition down under. phil is a cold start to the christmas morning. we are seeing sunshine and clear skies. a lot of places in the '20s. take a look at the north bay, 28 in santa rosa and fairfield. there is a freeze warning in effect unt
Search Results 0 to 34 of about 35 (some duplicates have been removed)